Chinese utility begins construction of first demonstration CAP1400 reactor

04/6/2014 | World Nuclear News

China Nuclear Engineering has completed the pouring of concrete for the basemat of the Shidaowan 1 reactor in Shandong province. Shidaowan 1 is the first of two demonstration CAP1400 units and is a larger version of Westinghouse's AP1000 pressurized water reactor. The CAP1400 reactor will be distributed across the country and might be exported to other nations as well, with State Nuclear Power Technology holding independent intellectual property rights over its design.

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